M.Sc. On Campus

Earth and Climate System Science

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The core of this innovative Earth and Climate System Science degree program at the University of Hohenheim is made up of analyzing processes and interactions of various components of the Earth’s system. This includes investigating human activities, population growth, food production, food security, the use of land and surfaces, and climate change. 


Key facts

By linking climate models with agricultural or economic models, a comprehensive overview of the Earth system is gained. On this basis, it is possible to develop concepts for sustainable development in all areas of human life on Earth.

  • Training in data assimilation
  • Operation and analyses of regional climate models
  • Application of remote sensing for Earth System observations
  • The synthesis of aspects of natural sciences with economic models

Reasons to choose Earth and Climate System Science program from University of Hohenheim

  • Small degree programs with an excellent student-teacher ratio
  • Degree programs focused on connecting research and teaching
  • Hands-on regional climate modeling
  • Demonstrations of and exercises with worldwide unique 3D scanning laser remote sensing systems for atmospheric water-vapor and temperature measurements
  • Potential to get involved in international field campaigns on land-atmosphere feedback studies with the participation of NASA and NOAA in the US
  • Modern laboratories and practical course rooms with state-of-the-art equipment

Career fields

  • Research in the areas of earth and climate system science (meteorology, environmental science, geoscience, etc.)
  • Consulting for the public or private sector or with NGOs
  • Development aid
  • Science journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Chemistry of the Earth System & Pollution 
  • Lecture Series Earth System Science
  • Economics and Management 
  • Weather and Climate Physics 
  • Chemistry of the Earth System and Pollution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural, geo, or agricultural sciences (180 ECTS credits)
  • Interest in the natural sciences
  • Experience with experimental and practical work in the lab and in field experiments
  • Interested in interdisciplinary contexts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Stuttgart

900 - 1521 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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